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What fender basses u use?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Coleman, Apr 20, 2003.


  1. Coleman

    Coleman

    Oct 13, 2001
    Hong Kong
    what fender basses u use and own?
    it good?
     
  2. My main bass is a Fender MIM Jazz 5, which I am very happy with, considering how cheap it was. Very playable, and sounds good through my Trace Elliot. One day, I will own a Roscoe Beck 5.......oh yeah.......that is one sweet bass. A bit out of my price range, though.
     
  3. Ben Mishler

    Ben Mishler

    Jan 22, 2003
    San Jose
    I use a MIM P-Bass. I like that a lot. Right now it is my main bass.
     
  4. BoiNtC

    BoiNtC

    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    I have only 2 basses and both of em are Fender.. a MIA P-Bass and a Jaco fretless.. I use em both equally! :)
     
  5. bovinehost

    bovinehost

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    1. 1962 Reissue Jazz, oly white, tort guard. Killer old school thump with TI Flats.

    2. 2000 Inca Silver MIA Jazz, also with TI flats, also too good to be true for what I paid for it.

    3. Not really a Fender but a Modulus VJ with DiMarzio Ultrajazz Pickups. Modern is also good, heh heh.
     
  6. i just got a mim 4 string jazz. i got it $200 used, werid thing about it ,the finsh is not a mim color, its red with metal flake . i added a kahler trem,made the bass sound better.iam going to add a p pickup between the two jazz, just enough room. when i add the pickup i need to get new volome pots, iam going to get the typ i belived there called stacked, volume on top tone on bottom. like the ones on 62 jazz basses. so each pickups has its own volume and tone. i will be able to get so many sounds out of it. at frist i thought it felt werid playing. i was useing a 24 fret warwick. the fender is like half the weight. only problem is i think ill be playing the 7 fret but ill be at the 5. iam used to reaching more.
     
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
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  8. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I play a fretless Squier p... well, it isn't finished being defretted yet... oh well.
     
  9. icks

    icks

    Jul 12, 2001
    Charleroi, Belgium
    I have a MIM Deluxe Jazz bass and a MIJ P bass...
    They are both great axes ...
     
  10. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    A modded MIJ '75 reissue Fender Jazz. She also goes by the name of "Momma".
     
  11. I have a 2001 MIM Jazz. It's very good, great tone. The only mods I'm going to do on it is changing out the bridge for a Gotoh.
     
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    My modded MIM P-bass. Bad Ass II bridge, replacement Black Pearloid Pickguard, a second string retainer, Dunlop Straplocks, replacement knobs...blah blah blah...what I'm getting at is IT FREAKIN' ROCKS!!! :bassist:
     
  13. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Here goes,
    98 MIA dlx jazz
    98 MIA RB5
    82 MIA Walnut pbass special
    00 MIA stan j bass
    02 75 R.I. S.E. j bass
    00 MIJ Marcus Miller jazz
    01CIJ sting Pbass
    80's MIJ Fretless jbass
    01 MIM dlx Jbass
    99 MIM pbass
    02 MIM pbass
     
  14. i just traded in my mim jazz 5 string for a 4 string deluxe with active pickups. how sweet it is:p
     
  15. rayzak

    rayzak

    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    '02 P bass dlx and J dlxV.[​IMG]
     
  16. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Yo, I B usin a knockoff essex jazz yO. It sICk cRazY gud!
     
  17. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    A Roscoe Beck 5. The Swiss Army Knife of the Fender arsenal.